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  1. coup d'etat
  2. divided government
  3. corporatism
  4. Para-statal
  5. Import-substituting industrialization
  1. a state-owned, or state-controlled, corporations created to undertake a broad range of activities, from the control and marketing of agricultural production to the provision of banking services and the operation of airlines, other transportation facilities an public utilities
  2. b the constitutionally unauthorized removal of an existing government by force
  3. c a political system in which interest groups become an institutionalized part of the state or dominant political party
  4. d a government in which the president or chief executive is from a different political party than the political party that has a majority in, or which dominates, the national legislature
  5. e a strategy for industrialization in which a country manufactures domestically goods that it previously imported, in order to satisfy domestic market demands

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the six-year term that a Mexican president serves in office
  2. an agreement between a government and important interest groups in response to the interest groups' concerns about government policy or program benefits
  3. opposition to the political power of religious institutions or the clergy
  4. a strategy for developement in which a country exports goods and services in which it has a comparative advantage; part of a neo-liberal developement model
  5. the portion of an economy largely outside goverment control in which emoloyees work without contracts or benefits

5 True/False Questions

  1. ejidoland granted by the Mexican government to an organized group of peasants


  2. NAFTAthe North American Free Trade Agreement, an agreement in which Mexico, the US and Canada committed themselves to the elimination of the trade barriers among them


  3. WTOthe World Trade Organization, an international body that enforces agreements that reduce barriers to international trade; successor to the GATT


  4. tecnicoland granted by the Mexican government to an organized group of peasants


  5. agro-export model of developementa strategy for economic developement in which a country promotes open competition among business firms in its national market, and gives relatively free rein to market forces


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